As I do every Constitution Day, September 17th, I share some history about the first Constitutional Convention. Yep, more history that many are not aware of and that is no longer being taught in our government schools. "A primary object should be the education of our youth in the
It all began with General George Washington, the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army on August 7th, 1782. He was responsible for creating the "Badge for Military Merit" for patriotism. The badge originally consisted of a heart-shaped piece of silk with a narrow edge of
Every 4th, as a reminder, we repost the dos and don'ts when it comes to Old Glory... This year we updated our flag graphic -- well, because that's how we roll! When displaying the American flag, DO the following: Display the U.S. flag from sunrise to sunset on buildings
Old Glory appears to be a source of contention for some. I believe that is because they were not taught the true history of our great Republic. Our history is slowly being erased and ignored. We all know it isn't taught in schools as it should be. How can you appreciate what you
It's the Friday before Memorial Day. Each year I post this message to try and break through the cacophony of noise about the upcoming weekend -- very little of which is actually about the true meaning of Memorial Day. Everyone is planning their weekends, parties and get-togethers.